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An English-style strong ale. This brown ale has great malt depth and drinks like a session beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Minderbinder (2147) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 31, 2013
Bottle 12 oz. Pours dark brown with medium beige head. Nice lacing. Aroma is of fruits, grapes, malt, caramel/toffee. Taste is of malt, caramel, slight bitterness, some earthy notes. Alcohol. Hints of acidity. Palate: Medium body. On the sweet side (average balance). Overall: Not too bad. Bold alcohol-wise. Warming. Nice malt notes, but something is off (not very drinkable). Hops do not deliver. I would not go for 2 bottles of that stuff.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jimsal27 (270) - New York, USA - AUG 28, 2013
On Tap. Pours brown with tan head. Malty yeast aroma. Sweet malty taste. Not enough hop balance. Medicare brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrewBoxer (2255) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Draft at the battle of the brews in Saratoga. Amber color with a sweet dark malty nutty flavor. Easy drinking. Very good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
furman82 (11) - New York, USA - AUG 9, 2013
The most flavorful offering from The Shed. For such a strong beer, it is very easy to drink with soft chocolate notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joeyplush (648) - Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 3, 2013
On tap at Reading Terminal. Dark amber color with a full head. Rich taste, on the malty side with a lingering but balanced finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ed5388 (2356) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 1, 2013
On tap @ Lighthouse Restaurant & Lounge (Colchester VT). Pours a deep amber/brown color with a creamy tan head. Very little aroma. Some light roasted malt is pretty much it. Taste is roasted malt, grassy hops, and a spicy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nj_BierMaven (116) - Flemington, New Jersey, USA - JUL 19, 2013
Fourth bottle out of a six-pack procured in Vermont, decided to make it my first taste of beer after mowing the lawn today. Poured aggressively into the pint glass, a vigorous head similar to Guinness. Aroma of cocoa and toffee, noted both today and upon first bottle I opened earlier in the week. Sweet but toasty, biscuity, reminds me slightly of a shortbread cookie, and I keep going back to chocolate/cocoa flavoring as I taste it. No detectable heat from the alcohol, I agree with the description, great malt depth and drinks like a session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
warhawk91 (302) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - JUL 13, 2013
20 oz. draft at The Corner Pug in West Hartford, CT. Very dark amber, white head and good lacing. Smell is roasted malt, caramel, brown sugar and hops. Taste is strong and malty, caramel, dark malt, honey, hops and alcohol. Nice brew! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Radek Kliber (6571) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUL 5, 2013
Where and how somewhere in Vermont
Aroma medium stronger. Malty approach , rather sweet yet clean.
Top: off-white creamy mid cap. Nice lace and rings on glass walls.
Base: small haze on amber gold.
Palate : smooth , fairly drinkable , full bodied with lighter carbonation. Average finish.
Taste: low hop profile. Sweet malty vibe , note of caramel.
other notes sweeter straight strong ale with Scottish sugary bend.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
TheGent (656) - , Massachusetts, USA - JUN 21, 2013
My first from this small brewpub after seeing plenty of six packs in my local stores. Clear brown color with head that did not last. Aroma is straight forward malt biscuit. Pretty even sweet and bitter mix. Over all a light body for this stronger ale.

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